Disability Assessor - Northampton

  • Location

    Northampton

  • Sector:

    Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £37333 - £39333 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Liverpool Resourcers

  • Contact email:

    liverpool_resourcers@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 556 2090

  • Job ref:

    Ascenti37KAshford-130

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-19

  • Startdate:

    2021-08-19

Location - Northampton
Starting Salary – £37,333 (OTE £39,333)
Permanent Contract – Full/Part time available (NMC/HCPC/GMC registered)
 
Full Time and Part Time Opportunities along with option to be home based!
We are currently looking for qualified Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Paramedics and Doctors to join an established multi-professional team conducting functional medical assessments on behalf of a well-established independent health-care business.

You would be working for a leading provider of health-related government services, delivering disability assessment services on behalf of the DWP.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Registered Nurse, Paramedic, Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to enhance their assessment skills as well as continuing to develop their clinical skills. Full comprehensive training is provided with on going support throughout your career. There are a number of different progression avenues within the organisation due to the growing sector so there is plenty of opportunity for future progression within the role.
What does working as a Disability Analyst include?

You would be completing functional medical assessments and writing detailed reports within a consultation centre, in addition to reviewing further medical evidence.
You would be assessing individuals who have a varied caseload of conditions such as physical, mental health, cognitive and sensory impairment.
Receive a comprehensive training programme, consisting of a four-week induction programme, followed by a 12-16-week training package in order to support you through the learning curve.
If you wish to do a part time role then 4 weeks full time training is required before dropping down.

Personal Requirements
  • Full HCPC/NMC registration
  • Skilled in report writing
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work towards set targets
  • Benefit Package
 
Benefits
  • Excellent work life balance, working Monday – Friday, no weekends, nights, or bank holidays.
  • Salary increase at approximately 6 months and 12 months (on approval)
  • The choice to work weekends and earn rewarding overtime payments
  • Permanent Home working options available
  • Progression opportunitie
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Healthcare cash plan enabling you to claim back on costs such as dental.
  • Free and discounted physio.
  • Bonus Structures – Can earn an extra £2000 annually
  • Private healthcare plan.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Further ongoing CPD training and internal courses.
  • Company phone and IT support provided to all staff.
  • Free counselling and support services.
  • Company-wide and regional social events
  • Great team dynamics and a supportive clinical culture.
  • Less admin tasks and more autonomy in your role.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days per week).
  • Excellent prospects for promotion and professional growth.
  • Revalidation support for nurses.
  • Split role opportunities for physiotherapists, who can combine PIP assessments alongside our musculoskeletal physiotherapy development pathway.
  • Virtual Training

Coronavirus update
Due to coronavirus the nature of this role has temporarily changed. Instead of working from a clinic location and meeting claimants in person, our Disability Assessors are currently holding consultations over the phone.

As we are currently operating remotely, your interview will be done virtually or over the phone as well as your training if you are successful
 
If you are interested in the Disability Assessor position and would like to start an application, then please apply to this advert and a member of recruitment team will be in touch. Alternatively, to find out further information or to have a confidential conversation please call or email
 Ged Walsh – 07 464 542 015 / Liverpool_resourcers @ meridianbs.co.uk